This CD accompanies the Journey into Africa Curriculum. Learn how to "bring out your inner beat" as you learn rhythm techniques that can be applied to songs, instruments and dancing. An introduction begins with a brief history of instruments, an explanation of tempo, rhythm and meter, and a musical exploration of improvisation. Recorded by the author of the Journey into Africa curriculum, she brings a knowledgeable and easy-to-understand style to the instructional aspects of this unique CD. 57 tracks, approximate running time of 1 hour and 12 minutes.